Valarie Englert

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Heavenly best-sellers: Readers ask, 'Is this it?'

Valarie Englert
First United Methodist Church, Commerce

First United Methodist Church of Commerce senior pastor Valarie Englert discusses the popularity of recent best-sellers Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife  and Heaven is for Real:  A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven a

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Englert: Commercialization of Christmas is not new

Valarie Englert
First United Methodist Church-Commerce

First United Methodist Church of Commerce senior pastor Valarie Englert says we've heard complaints about the commercialization of Christmas for a very long time, and it's up to each of us to change our ways of observing Christmas if we want it to be different.  Other holiday topics: Santa Claus and the "war on Christmas."

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

'The rain falls on the just and the unjust'

Valarie Englert
First United Methodist Church-Commerce

First United Methodist Church senior pastor Valarie Englert discusses issues of faith on the Blacklands Cafe.  In this program, she gives her opinion on what not to say to someone who has suffered a tragedy.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Religion: The rise of the 'nones'

Valarie Englert
North Texas Conference, United Methodist Church

Research shows that the number of Americans who say they have "no religion" has doubled since 1990.  First United Methodist Church senior pastor Valarie Englert discusses this trend on the Blacklands Cafe.

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Commerce
3:26 pm
Fri March 11, 2011

Episcopal Church gets new home following closure

First United Methodist Church

COMMERCE  – The generosity of a Commerce church will allow local Episcopalians to continue to worship in town after their own church is shut down.

The lack of a full-time priest and few members was too much for the Episcopal Church of Epiphany to handle, leading to its deconsecration in January.

To the rescue was the First United Methodist Church of Commerce who, beginning Sunday, will begin a new Anglican service.

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